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Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
SUITE 1700
United States

Work Department

Corporate & Securities


Co-Chair, Cross-Border & International practice group


David S. Stone is chair of Neal Gerber Eisenberg’s Corporate & Securities practice group and co-chair of its Cross-Border & International practice group, where he represents clients and advises boards of directors in complex corporate and securities transactions, as well as general corporate and governance matters. He is also a member of the Neal Gerber Eisenberg Executive Committee.
David advises both buyers and sellers in connection with numerous negotiated public and private mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and dispositions. He also represents clients involved in public and private tender offers, mergers and proxy contests.

David has represented issuers in registered public equity and debt offerings (including initial public offerings, secondary offerings and rights offerings) and public and private placements of equity and debt securities, as well as investors and borrowers in private equity and venture capital investments. He acts on behalf of several public companies on an ongoing basis, in connection with matters arising under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.

His clients come from many sectors of the economy, including domestic and international clients in the energy, mining, insurance, technology, manufacturing and service industries.


University of Michigan Law School (J.D., 1985), cum laude

University of Michigan (A.B., 1982), with distinction